Monday, 16th September, 2019

Representative

Maitland’s Riordan named in Wallaroos squad; Barker, Stewart to miss home test

Maitland's Sarah Riordan will have a chance to play on home Hunter soil for the Wallaroos, as the test squad faces Japan at Newcastle's No.2 Sportsground on July 13, as well as the reverse...

Penalty heartbreak in Nice shatters Australia’s World Cup dreams

Australia have been eliminated from the FIFA Women's World Cup 4-1 on penalties, after a 1-1 draw at the end of extra-time against Norway sent the Matildas into a shootout in Nice. Isabelle Herlovssen opened...

New South Wales makes it four straight with State of Origin triumph | video

NSW have scored their fourth straight victory over Queensland with a 14-4 win in front of 10,515 in the Women's State of Origin clash at North Sydney Oval as the NRL representative round swung...

Scott celebrates 250th cap for Australia amidst Asia Pacific Championships

Hunter lawn bowler Natasha Scott celebrated her 250th international cap for Australia on Wednesday, as the team battled Malaysia in the last fixture of Day 2 at the 2019 Asia Pacific Championships on the...

‘Origin is never going to be easy’: Kelly’s back and ready to fire for...

After missing the Women's National Championships, Isabelle Kelly knew she'd do anything to get back into the blue of New South Wales in 2019. Her side NSW Country had fallen to City at the...

Kerr makes World Cup history as she leads Matildas into Round of 16

Australia have qualified for the World Cup Round of 16 in France, after Sam Kerr made international history for the Matildas with her four-goal haul against Jamaica. In scoring four, Australia's captain became just the...

‘Suck on that one’: Matildas re-ignite World Cup chances with 3-2 comeback over Brazil

After a torrid start to their World Cup campaign in France, the Matildas are back in with a fighting chance. A 3-2 comeback victory over Brazil in Montpellier has put their right into the...

Kernick, Johnston, Morris named in New South Wales Under-18s squad for Origin

Three young Newcastle stars have been named in the NSW Women's Under-18s Origin squad to face Queensland in the historic double header at North Sydney Oval. As reported by the Chronicle in May, red-and-blue trio...

Matildas fall to Italy after 95th minute heartbreaker in World Cup opener

Emily van Egmond and the Matildas have started their 2019 Women's World Cup campaign with heartbreak, after Barbara Bonansea netted her second of the contest in the 95th minute to score Italy a 2-1...

Hilder, Southwell, Wheeler, Kelly to represent New South Wales in State of Origin

Four veteran Newcastle stars have been named by New South Wales Rugby League in the NSW Women's State of Origin team set to face Queensland in the 2019 clash at North Sydney Oval on...